But for those escaping persecution, too often that persecution simply travels with them. “Not speaking out causes guilt; but speaking out causes fear” is how one Uighur woman sums it up.
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What Is China Doing to the Uighurs in Xinjiang?
In October 2020, Germany issued a joint statement on behalf of 39 U.N. member states condemning the “increasing number of reports of gross human-rights violations” in Xinjiang, including “severe restrictions on freedom of religion or belief and the freedoms of movement, association, and expression as well as on Uighur culture.” The U.S. signed on to this statement, along with the U.K., France, Japan, and other large democracies.